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Council Meeting Highlights February 20, 2017

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Council Meeting Highlights February 20, 2017

Click on either button to watch the video of the Committee of the Whole and the Regular Open Meetings.
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  • Denise Eastlick, Executive Director of Osoyoos Desert Society made a presentation to Council.  She explained what the society does and how the volunteers are a vital part of the Osoyoos Desert Society.  She discussed what they do in the off season, who they see coming thru on tours and which programs and events they host.
  • Leanne Scott owner of Move Therapies provided council with information about her new business.  She explained how Anat Baniel NeuroMovement (ABM) works directly with the brain and nervous system.


Water Matters


  • MTI Amendment Bylaw No. 1279.11, 2017 was adopted. This bylaw is to update the MTI Bylaw schedules that tie into the cemetery and waste services bylaw that were updated in 2016.
  • Business Licence Amendment Bylaw No. 1045.33, 2017 was read for first, second and third reading.  This bylaw is to update the Business Licence Bylaw to include fees for the use of municipal parking stalls under the Stationary Downtown Street Vendor category. 


  • Councillor Youngberg attended the Ladies Bonspiel and there were 22 teams in attendance.
  • Councillor Youngberg attended the Okanagan Regional Library meeting.  The Kelowna Library has gone through major renovations.
  • Councillor Youngberg encouraged everyone to attend the Oscar Party which is a fundraiser for the Osoyoos Secondary Theatre.
  • Councillor King thanked the Coyotes for a great season and all they do. Wished them good luck in the Playoffs.
  • Mayor McKortoff explained that the Town is working with the Province with the RCMP servicing.
  • Mayor McKortoff explained there is a new transit plan for the area with new pamphlets that will be available soon.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Highway 3 Coalition meeting in Osoyoos.
  • Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to attend Osoyoos Desert Centre lecture on a Winter Series that they are hosting at the Watermark.
  • Mayor McKortoff advised that the Senior Boys basketball tournament is held in Osoyoos this weekend.  They could potentially go to the Provincials this year.
  • Mayor McKortoff advised that there are two Minor Hockey Teams that could potentially go to the Provincials.  Good luck to all teams in playoffs.

Public Hearing

  • A Public Hearing was held on February 20th at 4:30 in the Council Chambers.  A report will be going to Council from the Director of Planning and Development.

Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website

The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00AM on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 PM to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business.

Event date: 
Monday, 20 February, 2017
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